About FinTech


FinTech (ISSN 2674-1032) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal on a variety of themes connected with financial technology, such as cryptocurrencies, risk management, robo-advising, crowdfunding, blockchain, new payment solutions, machine learning and AI for financial services, digital currencies, etc. FinTech provides a global academic forum for exchanging research findings across all fields in financial innovation in the era of electronic business. It seeks to promote interactions among researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners and foster research ideas on financial innovation in terms of new financial instruments, as well as new financial technologies, markets, and institutions.

Our aim is to provide theoretical, empirical analyses of FinTech, new research questions and/or approaches, offer original case studies, or significantly expand on pre-existing research. FinTech focuses on theoretical analyses and empirical explorations on the synergy between finance and technology. The journal provides a publishing platform to advance the academic and professional innovations of the cutting-edge technologies integrated into the product and services of the modern financial services sector.


Some of the most active areas of FinTech innovation include or revolve around, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and digital cash
  • Applications of FinTech, like crowdfunding platforms, mobile payments, other advanced computing such as 5G adoption in banking and other finance services, etc.
  • Cryptocurrencies ETF
  • Blockchain in finance 
  • Distributed ledger technology (DLT)
  • Smart contracts 
  • Robo-advisors 
  • Open banking
  • InsurTech
  • RegTech
  • Unbanked/Underbanked
  • Cybersecurity and data protection
  • Text mining 
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning (algorithms)
  • Predictive behavioral analytics
  • Data-driven marketing 
  • Robotic process automation (RPA)
  • FinTech models 
  • Risk 
  • Consumer protection
  • Firms’ governance and risk governance
  • Amendments to anti-money laundering requirements
  • Social & ethical implications of FinTech 
  • Visualization of big data financial systems
  • Sustainability in FinTech 
  • New developments in FinTech
  • Regulation of FinTech

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